Pracha P Eamranond

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi The association of language with prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among older Mexican Americans
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02246, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:699-706. 2007
  2. ncbi Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:53-9. 2009
  3. ncbi Patient-physician language concordance and lifestyle counseling among Spanish-speaking patients
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:494-8. 2009
  4. pmc Acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among Hispanic adults in the United States
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:818-24. 2009

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi The association of language with prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among older Mexican Americans
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02246, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:699-706. 2007
    ..Language barriers have been shown to negatively impact health care for immigrants. We evaluated the association between language use and the diagnosis of hypertension among elderly Mexican Americans...
  2. ncbi Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 157:53-9. 2009
    ..The association of acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among populations with high proportions of immigrants has not been well studied...
  3. ncbi Patient-physician language concordance and lifestyle counseling among Spanish-speaking patients
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, Boston, MA 02446, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:494-8. 2009
    ..Patients with language-discordant physicians have more problems understanding medical situations. The impact of patient-physician language concordance on lifestyle counseling among Spanish-speaking patients is not known...
  4. pmc Acculturation and cardiovascular risk factor control among Hispanic adults in the United States
    Pracha P Eamranond
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:818-24. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether low acculturation, based on language measures, leads to disparities in cardiovascular risk factor control in U.S. Hispanic adults...

Research Grants1

  1. Language and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Screening and Control in U.S. Hispanics
    PRACHA EAMRANOND; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These two combined projects will serve to identify possible areas for future interventions to improve cardiovascular health for the U.S. Hispanic population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..